• CI/CD with Kubernetes

    Kubernetes is compatible with the majority of Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) tools which allows developers to run tests, deploy builds in Kubernetes and update applications with no downtime. One of the most popular CI/CD tools now is Jenkins. This article will focus on configuring a CI/CD pipeline with Jenkins and Helm on Kubernetes. Jenkins CI/CD Tool for the Cloud Jenkins is a quite easy to configure, modify and extend.
  • Deploy and Manage Applications on a Kubernetes Cluster

    What is Kubernetes? Kubernetes is a container management technology developed by Google Labs to manage containerized applications in different kinds of environments across physical, virtual and cloud infrastructure. It is an open source system which helps to create and manage containerization of the application. Prerequisites We assume anyone who wants to understand Kubernetes should have an understanding of Docker, how Docker images are created, and how they work as a standalone unit.
  • Setup Kubernetes Service Mesh Ingress to host microservices using ISTIO - PART 3

    This is Part 3 of the Blog series we have started (Part-1 and Part-2). Previous blogs where more about Setting up Cluster and Creating Docker images. We will see in this Blog how a typical microservices is deployed in K8 service mesh using ISTIO Who should read this Blog Short introduction EKS EKSCTL HELM ISTIO Problem we are trying to solve Stack used Actual implementation Setup EKSCTL in MAC Launch EKS Verify EKS Instal Setup Kubernetes Dashboard Setup ISTIO Install Istio with Helm Verify Istio Deploy the Application Verify Deployment and Services Cluster Cleanup Who should read this Blog This Blog will be quick start guide to get the basic understanding of service mesh ISTIO.
  • Setup Kubernetes Cluster with Terraform and Kops - PART 1

    Who should read this Blog: Short introduction What is Terraform What is Kubernetes What is KOPS What is Kubectl Problem we are trying to solve Stack used Actual implementation Install Terraform, Kops and Kubectl Setup S3, VPC and Security Group using Terraform Setup K8 Cluster using KOPS Validate the K8 Setup Install a Smaple Application in the K8 Cluster Cleanup the setup Who should read this Blog: This Blog is for those who wants to quickly get an overall general understanding on setting up a container eco system and understand how infrastructure as a code looks like.